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U2 arranges a surprise concert in the Kiev metro at the height of the war in Ukraine

Connection D edgesinger and guitarist for an Irish band U2surprised Ukrainians this Sunday with a concert at one of the Kyiv metro stations, which has served as a shelter since the beginning of the war.

According to the group on its Twitter account, the event took place at the invitation of the president. Vladimir Zelensky. Both musicians performed in front of a small group of civilians and soldiers who were hiding at a subway stop. It was his way of conveying, directly and unexpectedly, his message of support and hope to the citizens.

Bono praised Ukraine’s struggle for “freedom” during a speech in the capital: “The people of Ukraine are fighting not only for their freedom, they are fighting for all of us who love freedom.” From the platform of the station, the 61-year-old rock icon sang the classics U2 Sunday Bloody Sunday, Desire and With or Without You, among other things.

The singer also mentioned the conflicts between Ireland and England. To make matters worse, this emotional and unforgettable concert took place on the anniversary of another Bloody Sunday, 50 years after the tragedy. swamp massacrein Northern Ireland.

The bolus also coincided with the so-called Victory Day over Nazi Germany D end of World War II in Europe. The two components of the Dublin Group visited other parts of the country such as Bucha, a symbol of the atrocities committed by the Russian army during the occupation.



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